ARV treatment for HIV patients to continue in 6 cities

October 19, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on ARV treatment for HIV patients to continue in 6 cities 

MANILA, Oct. 19 — The Department of Health (DOH) yesterday clarified that the supply of anti-retroviral (ARV)treatment for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) patients will continue but will now focus only in the six high-risk cities in the country.

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Police to impose gun ban during Calungsod mass Nov. 30

October 19, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Police to impose gun ban during Calungsod mass Nov. 30 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 19 — Police will implement a gun ban during the National Thanksgiving Mass for San Pedro Calungsod at the South Road Properties on Nov. 30, officials said.

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PRO 7 chief lauds Cebu’s top cop for anti-gambling drive

October 19, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on PRO 7 chief lauds Cebu’s top cop for anti-gambling drive 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 19 — Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 Director Marcelo Garbo has lauded Senior Supt. Patrocinio Comendador, head of Cebu Provincial Police Office, for launching a string of successful anti-gambling operations in the province.

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Iloilo City's Jaro has the earliest Calungsod baptism

October 19, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City's Jaro has the earliest Calungsod baptism 

ILOILO CITY, Oct 19 — Jaro district in this metropolis has the earliest recorded baptism of a Calungsod, according to the Mormon-run genealogy website, www.familysearch.org.

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Western Visayas recipient of P52-M dev’t projects from DOTC

October 19, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Western Visayas recipient of P52-M dev’t projects from DOTC 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 19 (PIA6) — Roxas City and Guimaras, both in Western Visayas, are recipients of projects totaling some P52 million from the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC).

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Cebu City Council starts deliberation on P276-M second supplemental budget

October 19, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City Council starts deliberation on P276-M second supplemental budget 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 19 — The Cebu City Council has started deliberations on the executive department’s proposed P276-million second supplemental budget (SB2) for this year.

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Davao mayor opens Regional Consumer Fair

October 19, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Davao mayor opens Regional Consumer Fair 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 19 –- Mayor Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio led the opening Thursday afternoon of the Regional Consumer Fair from Oct. 18 to 19 at NCCC Mall’s Activity Center highlighted by quality and safe products.

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PNP to submit list of nominees for new Dumaguete police chief

October 19, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on PNP to submit list of nominees for new Dumaguete police chief 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 19 – The Philippine National Police will be submitting a list of nominees for the next chief of police of Dumaguete City, the capital of Negros Oriental.

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Ex-lawmaker from Ilocos Sur proposes compromise sin tax hike

October 19, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Ex-lawmaker from Ilocos Sur proposes compromise sin tax hike 

CANDON CITY, Oct. 19 — A former lawmaker from Ilcoos Sur recommended a compromise excise tax increase to attain the Congress’ version setting a P31-billion target increase on sin taxes under House Bill 5727 or the sin tax reform bill.

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ARMM, Maguindanao jointly launch development projects

October 19, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on ARMM, Maguindanao jointly launch development projects 

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 19 -– Officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and Maguindanao province on Thursday launched projects that will complement the signing of the framework agreement for Bangsamoro in Mindanao.

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